Nintendo has unveiled the pricing and availability of its upcoming Wii U gaming console at an even in its home country, Japan.
UK newspaper The Guardian revealed the launch details live from a Japanese event late last week.
The Wii U will be available on 18 November and will set back 26,250 yen, or $300 for a basic 8GB model, and 31,500 yen, or $350, for the premium 32GB version.
For gamers who prefer to share the excitement with company, Nintendo offers an extra controller for the Wii U that costs 13,440 yen, or £105.
To defend the gaming company, the console looks like a tablet computer that it departs from conventional console controller designs.
The Wii U will support original Wii controllers and symbolizes a more innovative product leaving the comfort zone set by its predecessor.
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata comments that the Wii U can play 1080p HD video and is 20 times more powerful than its forerunner.